Wayna Qhapaq (Puno)

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For the Inca ruler, see Huayna Capac.
Wayna Qhapaq
Wayna Qhapaq is located in Peru
Wayna Qhapaq
Wayna Qhapaq
Peru
Elevation 5,721 m (18,770 ft)[1]
Location
Location Peru, Puno Region
Range Andes, Kallawaya
Coordinates 13°53′50″S 70°24′56″W / 13.89722°S 70.41556°W / -13.89722; -70.41556Coordinates: 13°53′50″S 70°24′56″W / 13.89722°S 70.41556°W / -13.89722; -70.41556
Climbing
First ascent

1-1960 via S. face?: E. slopes, descend S.W. slopes-1967.

--Lower peak c.5660m: 1-1960 via N.W. ridge[2]

Wayna Qhapaq (Quechua wayna young, young man, qhapaq the mighty one,[3][4] "the young mighty one", hispanicized spellings Huayna Capac, Huaynaccapac, Huaynacapac) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is one of the highest peaks of the Kallawaya mountain range rising up to 5,721 metres (18,770 ft). Wayna Qhapaq is located in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, north[2] or northeast to east[1] of Allin Qhapaq, the highest mountain of the range.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Michael Cocker, Frost, Dust and Tear Gas, Exploratory Mountaineering in the Peruvian Cordillera Carabaya, in: Alpine Journal 2008, p. 53-69
  2. ^ a b Taken from Mountaineering in the Andes by Jill Neate RGS-IBG Expedition Advisory Centre, 2nd edition, May 1994
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): wayna. - adj. s. m. Joven. Hombre que está en la juventud. qhapaq. - adj. Principal. Primero en importancia. || Noble, ilustre. Qhapaq. / Rico, -ca. Noble, adinerado. / adj. y s. Poderoso, -sa. Acaudalado, adinerado. || El que tiene extensas tierras.
  4. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005: qhapaq - s. Hist. Término utilizado en el inkanato para denominar al poderosos, ilustre, eminente, regio, próspero, glorioso, de sangre real, etc. ...